Religion in Malaysia

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Fast Facts and Religious Adherent Statistics
Population 33,519,406 (#43 in world) (2021 est.)
Demonym noun: Malaysian(s)
adjective: Malaysian
Ethnic Groups Bumiputera 62% (Malays and indigenous peoples, including Orang Asli, Dayak, Anak Negeri), Chinese 20.6%, Indian 6.2%, other 0.9%, non-citizens 10.3% (2017 est.)
Religions Muslim (official) 61.3%, Buddhist 19.8%, Christian 9.2%, Hindu 6.3%, Confucianism, Taoism, other traditional Chinese religions 1.3%, other 0.4%, none 0.8%, unspecified 1% (2010 est.)
Islam 61.3% (2010 est.)
Buddhism 19.8% (2010 est.)
Christianity 9.2% (2010 est.)
Hinduism 6.3% (2010 est.)
Unaffiliated 0.8% (2010 est.)

Sources

  1. Malaysia.” CIA World Factbook.
  2. Malaysia.” Pew-Templeton Global Religious Futures Project.
  3. Malaysia.” Encyclopaedia Britannica Online.
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Title Religion in Malaysia
Published
Last UpdatedFebruary 13, 2021
URL religionfacts.com/malaysia
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MLA Citation “Religion in Malaysia.” ReligionFacts.com. 13 Feb. 2021. Web. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021. <religionfacts.com/malaysia>